01-29-2014 06:03 PM
Thanks to the growing size of data files, ZIP files are created and consumed by SAS users everywhere. Between ODS PACKAGE (SAS 9.2 and later) and FILENAME ZIP (SAS 9.4), you can teach your SAS programs to build and read the files without having to rely on external tools. The more you that you can use native SAS methods for this work, the more portable your SAS programs will be.
Here are two articles with examples: